the great patient medicine era


The Great Patient Medicine Era. Without The Benefit Of The Doctor. Herewith lavish illustrations and loving details, the story of America’s Folk Medicine. There are herbs, elixirs, phosphates , pills, teas, and yes the snakeroot and more



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Adelaide Hechtlinger’s book The Great Patient Medicine Era or Without The Benefit Of A Doctor.The story of America’s Folks Medicine.  Its lavish illustrations and loving details are in this book. Of course, it reaches back to the civil war and beyond. And forward to 1906 when congress passes laws the pure food and drug act. This ends the way some ailments are treated. Indian snakeroot, phosphates, pills, and elixirs. Not to mention herbs ruled the day.